By Stephen Tobolowsky
When you bumped into Stephen Tobolowsky in the street, you wouldn't be wrong: convinced, you’ve noticeable him prior to. A formative years dentist? A former geometry instructor? Your neighborhood florist? Tobolowsky is a personality actor, essentially the most prolific reveal and degree presences of our time, having seemed in productions that variety from Deadwood to Glee, from Mississippi Burning to Groundhog Day.
But Stephen Tobolowsky, it seems, isn't just an actor; he's additionally a dazzlingly gifted storyteller and author. He has earned a loyal base of enthusiasts for his unique tales, instructed in entrance of dwell audiences in addition to in a favored podcast. Now, for the 1st time, he has assembled these tales the following. the result's artistic mitzvah, a piece of artwork, and a story feat that mixes biography and essay, ranging in tone from the hilarious to the introspective.
To learn those pages is to go into an fabulous global that, like several artwork, is common but person, established but disquieting. a deadly global, indeed.
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